Peace Garden Apartment
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... in Shanghai. One of the government folk also came with some commercial people we are working with on a project ex Tasmania. After our meeting we headed back to hotel to prepare for the nights main event - the Savour Tasmania function.
Savour Tasmania was the premier event of the delegation tour. Set in the Peninsula Hotel on the Bund (just up the road from the Peace Hotel) the ball room was decked out smartly with displays of Bridestowe Estate lavender, Huon ...
... everything on my own was surprisingly easy, and the arrival to the hotel was very smoothly. Although the bus took very long, it was extremely cheap (not even 3 euros for a 45-minute ride). I entered the hotel feeling pretty good about myself, not knowing that the night ahead would be less pleasant.
It started off with the hotel having a rather strange policy: they asked me to pay over 1.5 times the price of the room as a deposit. Of course I was not carrying that ...
... dynasty garden design. His loss was our gain the government had spruced the place up for him, adding some flowers here and there, and lotus plants in some of the ponds. The most laughable bit was that the they had built a false wall along one side of the gardens, similar to a theatre back-drop, to hide the run down building next door from the view of visiting dignitaries. [ After our guide left we walked along to the Bund, which is the riverside promenade, and ...
... found our way in a taxi to somewhere close to the hostel. As Jules was not around, our taxi driver insisted waiting for us to get out of the rain, as we couldn't properly explain where we were supposed to go. Luckily, Jules arrived after 5 mins, to escort us towards our room and some beds. Lights out.
... apartment" on the 36th floor of a boiling hot and humid building (photo in my profile of the view from my balcony). I thought I would be uncomfortably warm for the next month or so until it cools off in this city..... until I found the air conditioner! So I am comfortable and about to relax after a long 13hr travel day.
Work day #1 tomorrow already. Wish me luck.